Introduction: This tournament is to select 5 Hong Kong representatives for the first-ever East Asian Scrabble Championship to be held in Hiroshima, Japan from 1 to 2 April 2017. This tournament is HKSPA-rated.
Date: 17th December 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 – 18:00
Registration starts at 9:30
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Eligibility: Players with Hong Kong representation statuses under the Hong Kong Player Statuses Regulation (http://hkscrabble.org/content/uploads/2016/05/Hong-Kong-Player-Statuses-Regulation.pdf)
Participants must join HKSPA Membership before the competition.
Format: Chew Pairing (Last Round KOTH), 7 rounds
25 minutes per player, 5 points unsubstantiated challenge penalty, WESPA rules version 3
Students must ask for school teacher’s permission to join this qualifier, as school absence approval is needed if you qualify
Dictionary: Collins Official Scrabble Words 2015 (CSW15)
Qualifying criteria: Top 5 finishers will represent Hong Kong in the East Asian Scrabble Championship 2017.
Entry fee: As this is a high-level qualifying tournament but not a competition for newbies to hone their skills (of course new players who think they have the ability can enter), entry fee will be collected to avoid a floodgate of applications.
HK$70 (Plus HK$50 for HKSPA Student Membership or Plus HK$120 for HKSPA General Membership if you are not yet a member)
How to enter: Please visit https://goo.gl/xhdHT7 to fill in the online application form on or before 12th Demcember 2016.
(In order of time of receiving entries)
|2||YIP Tsz Hin||(1509)||673|
|3||CHOW Ka Yue||(1635)||(692)|
|4||Julian WONG Tsz Yu||1661||(607)|
|5||Thomson LAW Long Yin||1552||(623)|
|6||Calvin MA||2126||875||Hong Kong Youth Scrabble Team 2015 and 2016
Hong Kong Youth Scrabble Champion 2016
|10||TAM Pok Hin||1788||(823)||Hong Kong Youth Scrabble Team 2016|